Work was no longer constant and unending, so the idea of not working became intoxicating. We embraced “after work” but now it threatens to strangle us.
We don’t do sport differently than other towns. Each sport follows rules that standardize competition across locations. What Eugene does differently is fandom. Our reputation has grown in sports where our style of fandom can make a
I’ve never been much of a gardener. I respect others who toil in the soil, but I’d rather dig through research books and plant ideas in people’s heads. I know the leverage in language better than a
“High crimes and misdemeanors.” It practically rolls off the tongue these days, as the talk intensifies about ending this chapter of our political history ahead of schedule. What did the president do or say or know and
It’s deeper than anyone thought, because PERS retirees are being paid their defined benefits for longer than the actuaries estimated.
The boss won’t see the bugs or the birds or the straw — but he will see that one tree, standing alone in the tract he paid you to clear.
The report’s suggested solutions ... are wholly unoriginal — a paint-by-numbers picture of a bright and cheery downtown in Anyplace, USA.
I learned under those stars what it meant to be a public servant, as opposed to an elected official. Everyone has their own unique calling that they need to follow. I found mine that night, 20 years
Washington led the fight for a new country. Jefferson crafted a new form of government. But Madison, the youngest of the three, envisioned a new kind of society. His Bill of Rights has been our foundation for
Nobody worried too much about bootleg cassette recordings, because they weren’t very good copies. And copies of copies were dreadful. The technology was self-limiting. But digital copies have no such limitations.